Monthly Archives: October 2018

We we are marching to California! (sung to the tune of La Cucaracha)

Or to the tune of La Paloma if you are a sentimentalist.  pl

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Wages are going up this year.

  The cost of employing the typical American worker is on the rise, according to a compensation tracker known as the ECI. Companies have to offer better pay and benefits in an era of extremely low unemployment and stiff competition … Continue reading

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After the mid-term election, Idlib will be cleansed of jihadis.

  Putin said that Russia reserves its right to help eradicate terrorists in Idlib, should they continue with provocations and block establishment of a demilitarized zone there. The President noted that he had informed his “colleagues” about the situation and … Continue reading

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“LOOPS OF LIES RE ‘SIGINT’” by David Habakkuk

LOOPS OF LIES RE ‘SIGINT’:  GIANNANGELLI’S CLAIMS, IN THE LIGHT OF HIS EARLIER REPORTS ON GHOUTA, SKRIPALS. A number of observations prompted by the report by the report by Marco Giannangeli in the ‘Sunday Express’ on 28 October, headlined ‘Khashoggi … Continue reading

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Uriah P. Levy – Captain, US Navy

  "Levy published articles explaining his opposition to flogging and gave lectures on the subject. He was joined in his campaign by author Herman Melville. In 1850, the Navy banned the practice. No one gets rich from a military career. … Continue reading

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Robert Bowers – anti-Semitic and anti-Trump

Eight people have been killed and a number of others injured after a shooting situation at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill on Saturday. KDKA’s Meghan Schiller reports that a suspect, a heavy-set white male with a beard, … Continue reading

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Bibi and Sultan Qaboos, the odd couple.

  "The first visit of a senior Israeli official to Oman occurred in 1994, when Israeli’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin visited the Gulf state. Two years later, the town countries signed an agreement on the reciprocal opening of trade representative … Continue reading

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Correct SST URL

is  with the forward slant at the end.  By some strange process many people's computers and browsers have been using the URL without the forward slant.  Try it.  pl

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Scary Halloween Bombs to Scare Voters by Publius Tacitus

Whoever cooked up the scheme to send fake bombs to Democrat politicians on the eve of the 2018 mid-term election, you have to give them credit for creativity. The so-called "bombs" sent to the likes of the Clintons, Obama, Soros … Continue reading

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CHURCH DISPUTE. I dreaded having to write something because I really don't know enough. But US Secretary of State Pompeo has saved me much study by proving that those who see the hand of Washington are correct to do so: … Continue reading

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